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ID:248 Paraneoplastic antibodies
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DescriptionRequests for paraneoplastic (or neuronal/purkinje/cerebellar) antibodies will receive immunofluorescence screening of primate cerebellum followed by confirmatory immunoblotting for anti-Yo, Hu, Ri, amphiphysin, CV2, and PNMA2 (Ma-2/Ta) antibodies where ne
IndicationParaneoplastic antibodies are associated with a variety of neurological manifestations that are also associated with an underlying malignancy.
Additional Info
Concurrent Testsna
Dietary Requirementsna
InterpretationA table of antibodies and disease associations can be found in: Dalmau and Rosenfeld. Lancet Neurol. 2008 Apr; 7 (4): 327-340.

DepartmentClinical Immunology
SampleBlood
TubeSerum Gel
Tube Picture
Collection ConditionsNo restrictions
Min. Vol5ml
Freq.Weekdays

Ref. Range (Male)
Ref. Range (Female)
Ref. Range (Paed)
Ref. Range NotesQualitative - pos/neg.
Units - Not Defined -
IP Acute TAT- Contact Laboratory
IP Routine TAT7 days
GP Acute TAT- Contact Laboratory
GP Routine TAT7 days
Turnround CommentNA

Originally edited by : T.Bradley. Review due on 14/09/2018 14:32:19. Published By BD on 14/09/2017 14:32:19.